Friday, May 11, 2007

This zigzag table is built of jarrah, using Domino joinery.
The 22.5° mitres have an alignment domino and a
through locking tenon.

The resulting joints are easily strong enough to
support my weight.

Tuesday, May 1, 2007

A bow-fronted hall table in jarrah

I built this hall table a few years ago, using a design
devised by my friend Mark. You can build one like it,
if you download the descriptive article.

Descriptive article

Monday, April 30, 2007

Here is a 3D model of my zigzag chair with Domino-reinforced mitre joinery, created in Alibre Design. If you download the image file and then view it using Adobe Reader 8 (not earlier versions), you can view the model model from any angle, by left-clicking on the image, and then holding down the left mouse button and dragging to rotate the model to any desired orientation. An article describing how to build the chair with domino joinery is published in the current issue of Woodcraft Magazine.

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Thursday, April 26, 2007

Zigzag chair with bridle joints

A cantilevered dining chair with bridle-joint joinery;
An article on a similar chair which has
mitre joints that are reinforced with pinned locking
tenons epoxied into mortices milled with a Domino
tenon joiner is now online on the FestoolUSA website. The latter chair is described in an article
in the current issue (May '07) of Woodcraft Magazine.

Descriptive article